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Creating common rules for public transport accessibility in the EU

Issue 2 2017  •  10 April 2017  •  Gunta Anca, Vice-President of the European Disability Forum (EDF) and Chair of the Expert Group on Transport

Gunta Anca, Vice-President of the European Disability Forum (EDF) and Chair of the Expert Group on Transport, explores how the proposed European Accessibility Act will affect persons with disabilities accessing inner-city public transport.

The voice of today’s passenger

Issue 1 2017  •  19 February 2017  •  Claire Walters, Chief Executive, Bus Users UK

Claire Walters joined Bus Users UK as Chief Executive in 2012 with a single focus; to ensure the voice of the passenger is heard by decision-makers at all levels, from central government to transport planners, local authorities and operators. Here Claire writes that a lot of this work is, naturally, behind the scenes but with the UK’s Buses Bill likely to reach the final stages in Parliament imminently, there’s a lot to do.